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Should you delete Facebook?*

*Of course, I could have titled this post ‘should you delete Twitter/Instagram/Pinterest?’ A 2019 global survey showed that on average, internet users spend 142 minutes a day on social media. That’s two hours and twenty-two minutes. The same survey suggested … Continue reading

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If you want to be truly present, sometimes you need to choose to be absent

After my last post about how we need to pay attention to gaps, one of my subscribers emailed me to ask me about another kind of gap – a gap he observes in his own attention, whether that’s at work … Continue reading

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Are you missing out?

A client of mine – let’s call him Mark – embarked on a digital fast recently. He had booked a long weekend away with his wife and children and decided he’d leave his smartphone and tablet behind. ‘How did it … Continue reading

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A loose connection

As a product of the ‘Why don’t you (just switch off your television set and go and do something less boring instead)?’ generation, I find it somewhat ironic to be writing online about our increasing connection to the virtual world … Continue reading

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